Looking for a
1 - 20 of 22 publications:
Journal Article | 2019
The right to abortion in Tunisia after the revolution of 2011: Legal, medical and social arrangements seen through seven abortion stories
In this article, we explore the effects that Tunisia’s post-revolutionary democratization process has had on the right to abortion, drawing on ethnographic material, interviews, and medical files that we collected...
in Health and Human Rights Journal
Book Chapter | 2018
There is growing psychological evidence that various processes differently contribute to our propensity to support or challenge the status quo; to embrace change or to reject it. What is more,...
in Brady Wagoner, Ignacio Bresco de Luna, Vlad Glaveanu: The Road to Actualized Democracy: A Psychological Exploration. Charlotte: Information Age Publishing
U4 Practitioner Experience Note | 2017
The rapid economic liberalisation and ruthless fight against corruption in Georgia – Interview with Dr. Tamara Kovziridze
Georgia’s rapid and substantial improvements in controlling corruption in an endemically corrupt society is an exceptional anti-corruption reform success story. As one of the exclusive contemporary achievers in improving the...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Practitioner Experience Note 2017:1)
Edited Book | 2016
This book addresses the role that various media have in the shaping and active contestation of particular conflicts and political agendas in the Arab world, and the socio-political dynamics generated...
Edited Book | 2016
Oil has been central to regime survival for oil states across the Arabian Peninsula and has been at the heart of their attempts to defuse the wave of Arab revolutions....
New York: Routledge (Routledge studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government)
CMI Working Paper | 2016
Executive summary When Hugo Chávez (1954–2013) came to power in Venezuela in 1998, the military was bestowed with a new—and controversial—role in society. Being a former career military himself, a central...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2016:4)
CMI Working Paper | 2015
This CMI Working Paper focuses on the relationship between the military, civilian governments and civilian populations in Mexico. It highlights key dynamics since the Mexican revolution (1910-1917) and up until...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2015:11) 28 p.
CMI Insight | 2015
Land has always been an important site of struggle in Mexico, often bringing peasant movements and peasant communities into conflicts with the Mexican military. This CMI Insight focuses on the...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Insight no. 2015:3) 4 p.
CMI Brief | 2015
In a surprising turn of events, a “rainbow revolution” has blossomed in Latin America. In spite of the region’s long history of deep-rooted patriarchy, machismo, homophobia, and political and social...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 14 no. 1) 4 p.
CMI Insight | 2014
Egyptian women were crucial to the movement that overthrew Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak in the 2011 revolution. However, both in the revolutionary and post-revolutionary period women have also become targets...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Insight no. 7) 4 p.
Book Chapter | 2013
Occluding Difference: Ethnic Identity and Shifting Zones of Theory on the Middle East and North Africa
Not so long ago, in the late 1970s, when the Middle East was in the oil boom era, on the brink of the Islamic revolution in Iran, the Russian invasion...
in Susan Slymovics and Sherin Hafez : State of the Art: Anthropology of the Middle East and North Africa. . Bloomington: Indiana University Press.
CMI Insight | 2013
Hopes were high that the uprisings that began in 2011 across the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA) that have come to be known as “the Arab Spring” would bring...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Insight vol. 2013 no. 1) 4 p.
Book Chapter | 2012
in Are Knudsen and Michael Kerr, eds.: Lebanon after the Cedar revolution. London: C. Hurst pp. 3-21
Book Chapter | 2012
in Are Knudsen and Michael Kerr, eds.: Lebanon after the Cedar revolution. London: C. Hurst pp. 219-233
Edited Book | 2012
A comprehensive look at contemporary Lebanon and the ongoing attempts by Israel, Syria and Iran to influence its domestic affairs. Lebanon is the prisoner of its geography and its history, a...
London: Hurst 323 p.
Book Chapter | 2012
From "Enemies of the Revolution" to Unfulfilled Ideal: Private Industrial Entrepreneurs in the Islamic Republic of Iran
Private sector industrial entrepreneurs are usually perceived as “victims” of the Iranian revolution. This reading has been shaped by events like the Revolutionary council’s dispossession of the Pahlavi industrial elite...
in Negin Nabavi: Iran: From Theocracy to the Green Movement. Palgrave Macmillan
CMI Brief | 2011
On 14 February 2005, former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri and 22 members of his staff and security detail were killed by a massive bomb in downtown Beirut. The murder gave...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 10 no. 1) 4 p.
Book | 2010
The long revolutionary movements that gave birth to constitutional democracies in the Americas were founded on egalitarian constitutional ideals. They claimed that all men were created equal and with similar...
New York: Cambridge Univ. Press 273 p.
Book Chapter | 2009
in Juliane Besters-Dilger (Ed.): Ukraine on its way to Europe. Interim results of the orange revolution. Peter Lang Publishing pp. 79-102
Book Chapter | 2008
Constitutionalism in an Insurgent State: Rethinking Legal Empowerment of the Poor in a Divided Bolivia
With the world record in coup d'états[i] and a modern history of revolution and repeated uprisings it can also too easy to dismiss Bolivia not only as a recent state...
in Dan Banik: Rights and Legal Empowerment in Eradicating Poverty . Ashgate